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Mum hits out at school bans on fidget spinners

A mum who claims a fidget spinner proved a “miraculous” help to her son’s ability to learn has hit out at schools choosing to ban the gadgets.

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Plans to transform old Rugby M&S building into chocolate heaven

Plans to transform the former Marks and Spencer building in Rugby town centre into a chocolate factory and museum were hailed as a godsend.

Business
Product warning

Supermarket recalls chicken tikka chunks which may contain glass

SPAR is recalling its Tikka Chicken Chunks because it may contain small pieces of glass.

News
M&S ‘cock-up’ as veggie recipe contains chicken

M&S ‘cock-up’ as veggie recipe contains chicken

Marks and Spencer has upset thousands of its veggie customers by celebrating National Vegetarian Week with a link to recipes - including CHICKEN.

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Rugby ‘snake-oil salesman’ spared jail over fake slimming devices

A ‘snake-oil salesman’ was spared jail over his highly-profitable business renting out fake ‘ultrasonic liposuction’ slimming devices from his Rugby office.

Crime
Is this £4 Asda jumper offensive?

Is this £4 Asda jumper offensive?

A mum has complained to Asda over an offensive jumper in their childrens wear section deeming it to be offensive.

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Rugby child genius talks money management with RBS boss

A child genius from Rugby who is also a junior consultant for NatWest met the RBS chief executive to discuss what the banks are doing to help young people.

Business
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Train services disrupted between Birmingham and Northampton

Trains have been cancelled and delayed between Birmingham and Northampton this morning.

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Boozy ice lollies set for sale in Aldi

Summer’s about to get a tad bit boozier as discount supermarket Aldi has announced new premium adult-only ice popsicles.

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Product warning

Children’s nightlights recalled over safety fears

A range of nightlights available in the likes of Boots, Mothercare, Tesco and Sainsbury’s have been recalled over fears that the products could overheat and pose a safety issue.

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Its bring your dog to work day on June 23rd

It’s bring your dog to work day next month: 7 tips to stay out of the doghouse with HR

Ahead of this year’s Bring Your Dog To Work Day - the event’s founders have published guidance for HR departments of the companies who want to take part.

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Cure for baldness and grey hair a step closer

Cure for baldness and grey hair a step closer

A cream or ointment may soon cure baldness or stop hair turning grey, a new study suggests.

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Rugby cement plant drivers vote for strike action

HGV drivers at the Cemex cement plant in Rugby voted overwhelmingly to go on strike in a dispute over pay, according to union Unite.

Business
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Japan world cup trip to promote visiting Rugby

Two Rugby council chiefs will be promoting visiting the game’s birthplace at the pool draw for Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan on Wednesday (May 10).

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B&Q recall

B&Q recalls heaters over safety fears

Home improvement and DIY chain B&Q has recalled a pair of heaters due to safety concerns.

News
Kodi users who illegally watch films and TV shows could face up to 10 years in prison

Kodi users who illegally watch films and TV shows could face up to 10 years in prison

A new law has been passed which could mean ten years in prison for those using their Kodi box to watch illegal streams.

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Currys recall

Curry’s recall tumble dryer over fire fears

A popular range of tumble dryers has been recalled by Curry’s following safety fears.

News
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Fighting fake news: Why your local paper is important

The Rugby Advertiser - bringing you the news and giving the community a voice since 1846. These words across the front page of each week’s paper get to the essence of what we are about.

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Sheriff pupils get a flying start to financial futures

Lawrence Sheriff School pupils found out all about money during a special event sponsored by Hinckley & Rugby Building Society.

Education
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UPDATE: Rugby trains returning to normal after train hit death

Rail services from Rugby are returning to normal after a man died when he was hit by a train at Tile Hill, near Coventry, this morning (Thursday, May 4).

Transport
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